A good director with both divinity and rationality

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This is a self-narrative movie with a huge amount of information, standing at a high place overlooking various styles, and the objects he overlooks are all kinds of movies full of psychological background.

The first sentence is very shocking, "Our question is not: Are our desires satisfied? It's how do we know what our desires are." The film does not specifically analyze the plot of the film itself, but always analyzes the hidden desire of the universal human nature behind the film through why the plot is set up in this way.

The second sentence is more heavyweight: human desires are not spontaneous and natural. Stuff, our desires are artificial and we must be taught to have desires. This theorem undoubtedly further reduces the freedom of human beings. The reason that has a great impact on me is that I believe that human beings are capable of making ideological choices. Of course, if you analyze it carefully, desire is artificial and does not affect the freedom of ideological choice. After all, the flow of information is huge and diverse. Like the next line.

The third sentence: "Movie is the ultimate perverted art, it doesn't provide what you want, it tells you how to desire" I have been saying: books, movies, and music are the three tools for mankind to inherit civilization. I say this as if to undermine the value of this line, which is a stark illustration of how important and invasive the film is on the ideological battlefield. That said, it kind of drags the movie down to a more vulgar level of struggle. Let’s just say that cinema plays a pivotal role in the choice of worldview.

Next, I will start a specific movie analysis, and pick one of my favorites, The Matrix. I actually keep thinking about that shot, the blue pill and the red pill shot. And then I really liked the director's analysis of the reality of the red and blue pills of The Matrix. He said, "But the choice between red and blue pills is no longer a choice between reality and fantasy. Although the mother is a fictional object, this fiction has already constituted the reality of our lives. If we choose to give up these fictions that constitute reality symbol, then we also give up reality itself. He said, I want a third pill, and obviously there is no fantasy pill that can bring a fast-food religious experience, but this pill gives me not The reality after the illusion, but the reality in the fantasy." Isn't this the truth that form is not different from emptiness and emptiness is not different from form, and form is the truth that emptiness is form. The popular point is that we cannot completely abandon all reality to construct a reality like heaven, but we can use this complete reality to create a heaven. In other words, the victory over human nature is not to completely abandon human nature itself, but to accept and control everything.

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  • [last lines]

    Slavoj Zizek: In order to understand today's world, we need cinema, literally. It's only in cinema that we get that crucial dimension which we are not ready to confront in our reality. If you are looking for what is in reality more real that reality itself, look into the cinematic fiction.

  • [first lines]

    Slavoj Zizek: Cinema is the art of appearances, it tells us something about reality itself. It tells us something about how reality constitutes itself.